to the vice-presidential faceoff this week as well. senior national correspondent john roberts is live in port saint lucie, florida. good to see you. >> reporter: good to see you. 3:15 this afternoon, the governor will be here in port saint lucie, florida, a town that barack obama won in 2008. let's deal with the emotional moments. this started in st. petersburg, florida, on friday. the governor opening up, trying to show people he is not the scary, plutocrat that the obama campaign has been making him out to be, talking about a personal story with a son of church members, when governor romney was a senior member of the church in belmont, massachusetts. david came down with leukemia. governor romney, who was mitt romney, went to spend a lot of time with him. in the hospital, wrote out his will for him. here's what the governor said about david. >> and to all of this, david had the kind of strength and courage and... and maturity you see in so many of our young people and so many of the people in this great nation of ours. i thought of that wonderful slogan, clear eyes, full heart, can't lose.